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Texas A&M University on Overleaf


Texas A&M University is providing Overleaf Professional features for all students, faculty and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX editor for their projects. Overleaf Professional features include real-time track changes, unlimited collaborators, and full document history.

Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing your research papers and project reports much quicker for both you and your collaborators. Overleaf can also be linked to other services to best fit into your workflow.

Claim your Overleaf Professional upgrade by signing up (or signing in) below. You’ll need to link your account to your Texas A&M University single sign-on.

After linking your Overleaf account, you will use your Texas A&M University NetID to access Overleaf. Please note that this link is for CURRENT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, FACULTY, and STAFF. When you click on the link, you accept that (a) you are leaving the Texas A&M University network, and (b) you will be logging into a website hosted by Overleaf, and provided free of charge to Texas A&M University students, faculty, and staff.

NOTE: Overleaf Professional should not be used to store, share, or publish confidential, sensitive, personally identifiable information, or any other private information. Both Overleaf Professional and other linked services are outside party services subject to applicable third party terms and conditions. Therefore, any information you submit, including personal information, may be placed and stored on a computer server maintained by a third party that does not follow the University’s Privacy and Security Statement and over which the University has no control. The University disclaims any responsibility for the privacy or security practices or the content of external websites regardless of a link to such websites being displayed on the University websites. Your use of the websites and any provision of personal information you submit to the websites constitutes your acknowledgement that such information or content could pass through to a third party and may be stored in servers outside our control. You agree that the University has no liability or responsibility for any such pass through or storage of your information or content by a third party.

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Quick Start

Welcome to the quick start guide to Overleaf. We've put together some useful resources and links in the sections below, and if you have any questions about how to get started please let us know and we'll be happy to help!

For Students

Try out the Overleaf editor with built in tutorial

If you'd like to dive straight into the editor, simply click the button to create a new paper using our quick-start template. A short tutorial will walk you through the main features to quickly get you started.


Browse the Overleaf template gallery

You can find a selection of featured templates, or check out our full template gallery for more ideas and inspiration.


Take our free course to quickly master the LaTeX essentials

If you're new to LaTeX, we've put together a free online course to help you learn the basics. If you have never used LaTeX before, or if it has been a while and you would like a refresher, this is the place to start.


For Researchers

Find a journal template

Through our partnerships within the publishing community, we provide a selection of academic journal templates for articles and papers. These templates automatically format your manuscripts in the style required for submission to that journal.


Edit in Rich Text mode or directly in LaTeX

Overleaf provides an intuitive and easy-to-use manuscript editor (our rich text mode), which is especially useful if you or your co-authors aren't familiar with writing in LaTeX.


If you prefer to edit directly in LaTeX, you can! Overleaf provides a full collaborative online LaTeX editor you can switch to at any time.


Submitting your articles to journals, repositories and more

You can also submit your paper directly to a number of journals and other editorial and review services via the publish menu in the editor. Simply open the publish menu from any document and follow the appropriate 'Submit to ...' link.


For Teachers

Introducing Students to LaTeX

Overleaf has several on-demand webinars available that address a variety of beginner, intermediate, and advanced topics.


Help students understand LaTeX errors

Addressing errors as they happen helps ensure that your LaTeX project continues to compile and look the way it should.


Show your class how to turn on track changes for review

Overleaf offers an impressive collection of collaboration features, and your institutional subscription provides all users with access to the powerful track changes feature.


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FAQ & Help

Who should I contact if I have questions about Overleaf or the Texas A&M license?

Please use our contact form and we'll make sure your question gets to the right person in our team.

Who should I contact if I have questions about thesis preparation and submission?

Please get in touch with thesis@tamu.edu with any questions about thesis preparation or submission, including non-technical questions about using the Texas A&M Thesis and Dissertation Template. Any technical questions or LaTeX issues encountered when using the template can be directed to support@overleaf.com.

I'm new to Overleaf, how should I get started?

We've put together a short How do I use Overleaf help page to give you pointers on exactly that :)

How do I upload an existing LaTeX project into Overleaf?

Here's an FAQ on how to import existing LaTeX documents into Overleaf.

What packages does Overleaf support?

Overleaf supports the packages listed here.

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